WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Tuesday, May 14, 6:00 8:00 PM, Rock Paper Scissors Tournament at Penn Social, 801 E Street NW. Proceeds benefit Playworks DC, for area public elementary schools. $15, info.
Tuesday, May 14, 6:00-10:00 PM, Hinge May Mixer at H Street Country Club, 1335 H St. NE. Free, register.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:00-8:00 PM, Dog-Friendly Happy Hour at the Park Hyatt Washington, 1201 24th St. NW. $14, includes drink tickets and dog treats! benefits The League, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 PM, Perennial Garden Party & Hat Contest at Woodrow Wilson House, 2340 S St NW. $100, info
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-9:00 PM, Tech Cocktail's DC Mixer & Startup Showcase at 1776, 1133 15th St. NW. $15, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 PM, Create Happy Hour: Jewelry-Making Workshop at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St NW. Supplies, wine, light snacks. $30/members, $35/non-members, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 PM, Shakespeare Theatre Company Young Prose Nights at Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. $20, includes one drink at pre-show happy hour, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 11:30 AM 3:00 PM, Day at the Derbyhosted by the DC Lottery at Union Station, 50 Mass Ave. NE. Play games for cash and prizes. Free entry, info.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:00 PM, the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) Champions Celebration:reception and dinner at the Residence of Swedish Ambassador Jonas Hafstrm, 3900 Nebraska Ave. NW.benefitsGame On!, info.
Thursday, May 16, 8:00 PM, N Street Village Bliss Award Ceremony at Malmaison, 3104 K St. NW. Performance by Grammy winner Arrested Development. $75, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00 8:00 PM, join S-CAR Center for the Study of Gender and Conflictfor the Raising the Bar Benefit at Patton Boggs, 2550 M St. NW. $30-$250, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Bartending 4 Change benefits the United Planning Organization at Ulah Bistro, 1214 U St. NW. $5/donation, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Project Create Art Auction & Benefit at Paul Hastings, 875 15th St. NW. $45, DJ Jahsonic, wine, hors d'oeuvres, student exhibit, silent auction, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Ayuda's Charity Gala at Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square, 801 K St. NW. $150, open bar, food, music; prevent domestic violence & human traffickinginfo
Thursday, May 16, 6:00-9:00 PM, Just Cause Happy Hour at Bar Dupont, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Each month benefits a different non-profit, $10, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:30-9:00 PM, Many Hopes DC Fundraiserbenefits children in Kenya at Fathom Creative, 1333 14th St. NW. cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Donations, info.
Thursday, May 16, 6:30-9:30 PM, Zoofari at The National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. $200, food & wine, auctions, entertainment, animal demos, info.
Thursday, May 16, 7:00 PM, STUCK: Film & Tour on Adoption Awareness at AMC Georgetown, 3111 K St. NW. $15, info.